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Lending to companies engaged in heat business in Ukraine: New rules apply to loans from international lenders

Regulation of Heat Market in Ukraine
September 2019 – In Ukraine, the generation, transmission and distribution of heat are subject to licensing by either the National Energy and Utilities Regulation Commission (NEURC) or regional state administrations...

Auction for 28 oil perimeters launched in Romania

July 2019 - Romania’s National Agency for Mineral Resources (NAMR) has launched the bidding procedure for 28 petroleum exploitation areas as per Order no. 273 dated 24 July 2019 in the Romanian Official Gazette.
The auctions involve 22 onshore...

Kinstellar advises winning bidder for Sofia Airport concession

July 2019 ─ Kinstellar has successfully advised a consortium led by French infrastructure fund Meridiam on its winning bid for the 35-year concession to manage Sofia Airport.
Our team in Sofia — coordinated by Partner Diana Dimova and Managing...

Kinstellar Energy Digest: Ukraine October 2018 in Review

November 2018 – Kinstellar Energy Digest: Ukraine, October 2018 in Review
PRIVATISATION: Sale of Centrenergo is scheduled by the end of 2018
The auction for the sale of 78.289% of the state-held shares of Public Joint-Stock Company “Centrenergo”...

Kinstellar Energy Digest: Ukraine. August 2018 in Review

September 2018 − Kinstellar Energy Digest: Ukraine
GAS STORAGE: Ukraine revises tariffs for natural gas storage
On 1 August 2018, new tariffs came into effect for the underground storage of natural gas in Ukraine. Ukraine’s National...

Kinstellar advises E.ON on the disposal of a combined cycle (CCGT) power plant in western Slovakia

August 2018 – Kinstellar has recently advised the German group E.ON on the sale of a state-of-the art CCGT power plant to the regional power producer and distributor Západoslovenská energetika (ZSE), in which the Slovak state holds a 51% stake.

Kinstellar Energy Digest: Ukraine. July 2018 in Review

August 2018 − Kinstellar Energy Digest: Ukraine
OIL AND GAS: Ukraine supports new roadmap for the sale of hydrocarbon licences by auction
On 26 July 2018, Ukraine’s Cabinet of Ministers approved a roadmap to hold international auctions...

Kinstellar Energy Digest: Ukraine. June 2018 in Review

July 2018 − Kinstellar Energy Digest: Ukraine. June 2018 in Review
RENEWABLE ENERGY: Competitive draft laws set out the basics for future auction schemes
On 7 June 2018, the draft law “On Ensuring Competitive Terms of Production of Electricity...

Kinstellar provides legal advice in the field of security to European GNSS Agency (GSA)

June 2018 – Kinstellar has succeeded in a consortium with BHO Legal, a boutique firm focusing on satellite and aviation projects, in an international competitive tendering for legal services to the GSA in the area of security. The focus of Kinstellar...

New government ordinance on PPPs: Is this the “miracle” legislative solution required to finally implement large scale PPPs in Romania?

June 2018 – A new legal framework on public-private partnerships entered into force in Romania on 18 May 2018 after the publication in the Official Gazette of Government Emergency Ordinance No. 39/2018 on public-private partnership (“GEO No. 39/2018”).